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TMT’s Tertiary Mirror Enters Production Stage
March 6th, 2017 Engineering & Technology

Last month, the Thirty Meter Telescope successfully completed the Test Results Review of the Telescope Tertiary Mirror (M3) Prototype. Chinese Academy of Sciences’ Changchun Institute of Optics, Fine Mechanics and Physics (CIOMP) engineers presented a series of tests on the M3 prototype, which received full approval from the members of the...

The End of the Contested Case Evidentiary Phase
March 2nd, 2017 Engineering & Technology

After 44 days of evidentiary hearings involving 71 witnesses, the Hilo hearings regarding the CDUA Contested Case for the TMT project officially adjourned at 6:41 p.m. Thursday March 2.

TMT Common Software Production Begins
February 27th, 2017 Engineering & Technology

Earlier this month, production of the TMT Common Software (CSW) was launched at ThoughtWorks Technologies in Pune, India.

TMT’s Telescope Structure Final Subsystem Design Review Completed
February 6th, 2017 Engineering & Technology

In mid-December 2016, an international panel of reviewers met at the Mitsubishi Electric Corporation (MELCO) facility in Amagasaki, Japan, for the last of three final design review presentations for the Thirty Meter Telescope’s (TMT’s) telescope structure.

Common Software Design Approved for Production
February 1st, 2017 Engineering & Technology

On December 13-14, 2016, an international panel of reviewers met at the TMT project office in Pasadena for the Final Design Review of the Common Software (CSW) subsystem.

TMT Segment-Handling Robot Receives National Award
November 15th, 2016 Engineering & Technology

A segment-handling robot developed in Japan for the Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) has received the 2016 Good Design Award. The robot is a key technology in the world’s first Segment Handling System (SHS), designed to safely and efficiently replace numerous segment mirrors for the next generation's extremely large telescope to maintain perfectly reflective mirrors during TMT's operation.

Dynamic Structures is awarded $10 million contract award for final design phase of Thirty Meter Telescope Enclosure
August 10th, 2016 Engineering & Technology

Empire Industries Ltd. today announced that its Dynamic Structures division has been awarded a contract from Canadian Commercial Corporation for the final design and production readiness phases of the Thirty Meter Telescope enclosure. The contract is valued at approximately $10 million, and is expected to be completed over the next 20 months.

TMT Project Progresses With Work Being Accomplished By Partners Worldwide
November 2nd, 2015 Engineering & Technology

Production on glass segments that will make up Thirty Meter Telescope’s (TMT) primary mirror is underway in Japan, as significant progress continues being made on the telescope’s manufacturing work by many of the participating nations.

TMT Cuts Short First Day of Construction Restart For Safety Reasons
June 24th, 2015 Engineering & Technology

“This is a difficult day for Hawaii and TMT. As we attempted to begin our work today, we were met by protests that regrettably resulted in some arrests. Boulders blocked our access to the construction site and the Department of Land and Natural Resources deemed it unsafe for us to proceed," - says Henry Yang, chair of the TMT International Observatory board.

TMT Shakes Its Mirror
February 18th, 2015 Engineering & Technology

During the week of January 26, 2015, the Thirty Meter Telescope performed a series of "shake tests" in El Segundo, California. A major earthquake was simulated to confirm that the telescope's mirror segments would survive without damage.

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